Monday, January 9, 2012

Monday Memos

Happy first Full Moon of 2012 in Cancer (emotions - watch yourself)

I'm really happy for Gabby Giffords - but can't get into the political scene at all.

Like 2 little kids playing with their new toys, Pat and I configured our iPads on Sunday, as the Giant game played in the background.

Would love to be there...

A Tech Show Loses Clout as Industry Shifts   New York Times - January 8, 2012

The International Consumer Electronics Show, which will open on Tuesday in Las Vegas, is impossible to ignore. It will smother the city's gigantic convention center with gadgets and those who make and promote them; more than 140,000 people are expected to attend for a frenzy of old-fashioned social networking with other members of the tech set. But once again, the show is unlikely to be where any blockbuster products of 2012 are introduced. Many of the hottest new gadgets in recent years - including Apple's iPad and iPhone, Microsoft's Kinect and Amazon's Kindle Fire - were first announced at other events, even though C.E.S. remains the world's biggest consumer technology convention.

Do you have an invention, book, screenplay, app, other, swirling around in your brain? Write down your concept. Finish this sentence ... My perfect app would .....

Message from your soul today ... Pause ... Listen ... Write it down or draw it. Now, get on with your day as scheduled.

Today's Birthdays and Quotes - Some With a British Flavour

January 9, 1982

Kate Middleton (Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge)

  Kate Middleton Google Videos

Kate Middleton   Google News - January 9, 2012

Kate Middleton is he wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.

Prince William is second in line to the thrones of the sixteen Commonwealth

realms and, if he becomes king, she will become queen consort.

When you're happy you just glow and

send that energy to everyone you meet.

Kate Middleton

January 9, 1965

Joely Richardson

  Joely Richardson Google Videos

Joely Richardson is an English actress and the daughter of

actress Vanessa Redgrave and director Tony Richardson.

2011 Films: Anonymous -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

2012 Film: Red Lights -- Filmography

You grow up by making mistakes. I've made a ton of them,

but as long as I keep on failing better, I don't mind.

Joely Richardson Quotes 1

Joely Richardson Quotes 2

January 9, 1956

Imelda Staunton

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Imelda Staunton is an English actress best known for the Harry Potter film series.

2012 Film: The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists -- Filmography

Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that.

If you have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that.

Imelda Staunton Quotes 1

Imelda Staunton Quotes 2

January 9, 1941

Joan Baez

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Joan Baez is an American folk singer, songwriter, musician and a prominent activist in the fields of human rights, peace and environmental justice. On November 11, 2011, Joan Baez played as part of a musical concert for the protestors at Occupy Wall Street. Discography

Action is the antidote to despair.

As long as one keeps searching, the answers comes.

Joan Baez Quotes 1

Joan Baez Quotes 2

January 9, 1951

Crystal Gayle

  Crystal Gayle    Google Videos

Crystal Gayle is an award winning American country singer.

She is the younger sister of singer Loretta Lynn. Discography

All I ever want to be is what I am - a singer.

You have to be passionate about what you do, to move people.

Crystal Gayle

January 9, 1955

J. K. Simmons

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J. K. (Jonathan Kimble) Simmons is an American actor and voice actor.

2012 Films: Geezers! -- Contraband -- Filmography

2012 TV Series: Ultimate Spider-Man -- The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra

Go for it ... You can do it.

J. K. Simmons Quotes

January 9, 1878 - September 25, 1958

John B. Watson

John B. Watson was an American psychologist

who established the school of behaviorism.

Thinking is behavior. The mistake is in allocating the behavior to the mind.

John B. Watson